#Classic Recipes

Classic Green Goddess Dressing

This is definitely an old friend worth visiting again!

Classic 1,000 Island Dressing

This is the way this dressing was intended to taste!

Classic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

A lovely change from the creamy version, a bit more grown-up, too!

White Trash Potato Chip Fried Chicken

Unbelievable served hot, or out of the icebox the next day!

Southern Lemon White Cake With Lemon Curd

By Maggie May Schill
Lemons were on sale. So besides mixing them up with kumquats to make my friend some...

Country Fried Shepherd's Pie

Another twist on an American classic!

Beef Wellington Sliders

I love teaching old dogs new tricks! Try this recipe and be a rockstar at...

Game Day Buffalo Chicken Dip

There are many, many versions of this recipe, but this one makes it to the end-zone...

6 Inch Southern Coconut Cake

By Maggie May Schill
I have a recipe that has been well received for a while now for Southern coconut...

Orange Curd White Cake

By Maggie May Schill
I went through this odd phase where I kept buying up tons of citrus fruit when...

Classic Stuffed Artichokes

By Patricia Naveira
I married an Italian! My husband talked about stuffed artichokes his mother use to make all...

Impossible French Apple Pie

By Kim Biegacki
My parents had a fish fry yesterday 4/20/13 & I wanted to make a dessert for...


By Ellen Bales
"'Spargel' is easy to find if you live in Germany, it is more difficult living in...

Orange Spice Cake

By Maggie May Schill
This is one of the two cakes I made for a friend's going away party. She...


By Carol Parkhurst
I like to try different things with cheese sauce,[My favorite mac & cheese sauce]. Also spaghetti...


By Ellen Bales
I've had this recipe in my files for awhile and it sounds "sooo good," to quote...

Pam's Easy French Onion Soup

By Pam Ellingson
As I said on my Onion Ring recipe, "sometimes I get a hankering for onions." I...

Chicken, Tasso and Andouille Gumbo

By Patrick Johnson
As the breeze cools and the tailgate action heats up, this classic gumbo is sure to...

Old Fashioned Upside Down Pineapple Cake

By Nicole P.
a classic of all times :) So many ways to serves this wonderful classic cake, you...

Iron Skillet Apple Pie

By Dianne Hocut
I make this Iron Skillet Apple Pie as an easy and impressive dessert for large events....

My Mama's Lemon Meringue Pie

By Tammy Raynes
This was one of my Mama's pie recipe. She would make this every holiday. Mama died...

Classic Dirty Di Martini

By Dianne Hocut
I do not have these too often... thank goodness. But, when I do have a cocktail...

Southern Corn Pudding

By Tammy Raynes
Southern cooks make corn pudding often. It can be served with a BBQ sandwich or a...
Who Invented the Hot Fudge Sundae?

Who Invented the Hot Fudge Sundae?

Thick and rich, hot fudge sauce turns ordinary vanilla ice cream into something magical. Cold vanilla ice cream gets slightly melted from the hot fudge and topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. It’s a classic and easy dessert. But what’s the history of the hot fudge sundae and who invented it? Before we […]

Five Ways to Enjoy a Sandwich

Five Ways to Enjoy a Sandwich

Sandwiches aren’t just filled with deli meat or peanut butter and jelly. They can be made from all sorts of ingredients sandwiched between two slices of bread. Edward Montagu may not agree with me … but a sandwich can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert! Here are a few favorites. Start the day […]

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears

Come fall, when you think of fruit typically it’s apple. This year try cooking and baking with pears, too. Sweet and juicy, pears are high in fiber and low in calories they’re a great source of vitamin C. Their taste and uses vary by variety. While there are over 3,000 types, two of the most […]